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General practitioners’ engagement in end-of-life care: a semi-structured interview study
  1. Laura Deckx1,
  2. Geoffrey Mitchell1,
  3. John Rosenberg2,
  4. Michaela Kelly1,
  5. Sue-Ann Carmont1 and
  6. Patsy Yates2
  1. 1Primary Care Clinical Unit, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  2. 2School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Health, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Professor Geoffrey Mitchell, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4006, Queensland, Australia; g.mitchell{at}uq.edu.au

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  • LD and GM contributed equally.

  • Contributors LD, GM, JR and PY contributed to the design of the study; MK, LD and S-AC contributed to the acquisition of data; LD and JR performed the analysis; all authors contributed to the interpretation of data. LD and GM drafted the article and all authors revised the paper critically for important intellectual content. All authors approved the version to be published, and have participated sufficiently in the work to take public responsibility for the content.

  • Funding This work was supported by the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in End of Life Care (1060254).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the human research ethics committees of the University of Queensland (2016000442, 7 April 2016) and Queensland University of Technology (1600000353, 14 April 2016).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement Data are available on reasonable request.

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Footnotes

  • LD and GM contributed equally.

  • Contributors LD, GM, JR and PY contributed to the design of the study; MK, LD and S-AC contributed to the acquisition of data; LD and JR performed the analysis; all authors contributed to the interpretation of data. LD and GM drafted the article and all authors revised the paper critically for important intellectual content. All authors approved the version to be published, and have participated sufficiently in the work to take public responsibility for the content.

  • Funding This work was supported by the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in End of Life Care (1060254).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the human research ethics committees of the University of Queensland (2016000442, 7 April 2016) and Queensland University of Technology (1600000353, 14 April 2016).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement Data are available on reasonable request.

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